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East Screen / West Screen #12 – A Maid, A Mouse and a few Movies

rebellion

NEWS:

Hong Kong Disney to compete with Shanghai (SCMP)

The Stool Pigeon starts filming (Hollywood Reporter)

Zhang Yimou remakes Blood Simple (Hollywood Reporter)

Nury Vittaci’s article on Chinese Cinema (The Standard / Nury’s Blog)

Korea’s The Housemaid gets a makeover (Hollywood Reporter)


EAST SCREEN:

Rebellion (Hong Kong 2009)

WEST SCREEN:

This is It (US 2009)

FLYING BUDDHA (賣飛佛):

The Housemaid (Korea 1960)

Plains Trains, and Automobiles (USA 1987)

iTunes Page

Running Time (00:53:20)

East Screen / West Screen #11 – Between Chung Yeung and Halloween

Jack

(Apologies for the late posting on the site, work and Halloween both piled on last week, but we made it in time for Christmas, which is a much more important holiday anyway…just ask Jack 😉 [honestly, Halloween is actually my favorite])

In this episode Kevin and I talk about some of the films slated for Chinese New Year 2010 (including the Andy Lau film Future X-Cops mentioned previously – see earlier post for link to the trailer) as well as some of the recent releases listed below.  We end with a few picks to enhance your Halloween.

NEWS:

Dreamworks to produce live action Ghost in the Shell (Variety)

Saw VI doesn’t cut it. (Reuters)

EAST SCREEN:

Poker King (Hong Kong 2009)

The Message (China 2009)

WEST SCREEN:

Taking Woodstock (US 2009)

Astro Boy (US/China 2009) link to Frederick L. Schodt’s response to NY Times review (his is the 4th comment).

FLYING BUDDHA (賣飛佛):

Halloween Picks 2009

Out of the Dark (Hong Kong 1995)

Rahtree: Flower of the Night (Thailand 2003)


iTunes Page

Running Time (01:01:53)

East Screen / West Screen #10 – Blu-Plate Special

split

This week Kevin and I are joined by www.lovehkfilm.com founder Ross Chen, who talks with us about his site, Ekin Cheng, and the growing market of Blu-ray discs for Asian movies.  Amongst all of that we also discuss some of the latest in news and film reviews.

NEWS:

Hong Kong and The Golden Horse (Hollywood Reporter)

HKAFF opens

Jackie Chan in Korean Movie (Hollywood Reporter)

Paranormal Activity scares up bigtime (Reuters)

Director Mike Nichols receives AFI lifetime achievement award (Hollywood Reporter)

EAST SCREEN:

Split Second Murders (Hong Kong 2009)

WEST SCREEN:

District 9 (US/New Zealand 2009)

TOPIC:

Asian cinema and Blu-ray

FLYING BUDDHA (賣飛佛):

BLU-Ray pick Red Cliff 1&2 (Hong Kong/China 2009)

BLU-Ray pick The Good, The Bad, and the Weird (Korea 2009)

iTunes Page

Running Time (01:16:15)